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Allah's Throne (العرش)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Allah's Throne (العرش) is mentioned in several verses of the Quran, and is also known as al-kursi. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Allah's Throne (العرش)
Quranic Concept
Allah's Throne
TranslationAllah's Throne

Allah's Throne is referred to in verse (7:54) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: Indeed, your Lord is Allah , who created the heavens and earth in six days and then established Himself above the Throne. He covers the night with the day, [another night] chasing it rapidly; and [He created] the sun, the moon, and the stars, subjected by His command. Unquestionably, His is the creation and the command; blessed is Allah , Lord of the worlds.

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

ConceptAl-UzzaFalse DeityAllahAllah's ThroneAllatLanguageReligionPhysical AttributeHoly BookInjeelManatNasrQuranSuwaTorahWaddYaghuthYauqZaburBaalMagians

Concept map for Allah's Throne. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept allah's-throne:

(instance allah's-throne concept)

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